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Dec 10, 2012 12:00pm EST
was written in that article. >> stephanie link? >> get a compromise that you want to look at is technology. technology is down 9.5% from the september highs. that's because we didn't get the budget flux that we normally get in the fourth quarter. because we have no confidence. and you heard it across the spectrum from companies that they just weren't spending and you saw -- heard about pushouts, et cetera. i think technology is kind of interesting. should we get a deal. i'm looking at two names. accent your has held up very, very well. been one of the best performers. they're doing the right thing, getting major market share from hewlett-packa hewlett-packard. they're also becoming more localized in each region of the world. so they're taking it even -- taking share from even the players that are local there. and then the other one i would look at, maybe ibm, on the flip side they saw some pushouts. i think it's pentup demand. they haven't executed well but their product cycle. >> simon baker? >> i agree with stephanie and joe. one of the areas we've got a big response is in defense. defen
CNBC
Dec 9, 2012 7:30pm EST
but a 25 to 30% improvement in fuel efficiency with traditional technologies that you get your money back in two to three years. that's a winning proposition to the american consumer. >> most auto companies market to men and yet women are making the lion's share of financial decisions. how come the auto sector isn't marketing to women? is your industry behind the times? >> our industry is behind the times in some ways. maria. our data shows that 60% of women are deciding what finally happens. regardless, they are brilliant and let the man think they've decided but at the end of the day it's the woman who has decided. i'll tell you what's changed. in this digital world of today, women or men can do their research and their negotiating from their ipad, mobile phone or home computer. and women are very comfortable in that environment. and really like the fact that they are now in control of the negotiation rather than the old scheme where they have to come into the dealership and jump through the hoops. >> i'm very optimistic that a transformation is underway. much more customer friendly. >>
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Dec 5, 2012 3:00pm EST
. blame apple and overall technology having a tough day. down 13 points right now on the nasdaq at 2982. the s&p is holding with a gain of about five points. we'll have more on the markets in a moment. first, let's get to what's going on in washington. more republicans breaking ranks to join what we hope will be a bipartisan call for higher tax rates and entitlement cuts. eamon javers on capitol hill has the very latest details for us. eamon. >> reporter: hi, bill. that letter does call for the speaker to negotiate, including all options on the table. it is a bipartisan letter. we should be a little bit careful on this because the letter habit actually been sent yet, we're told by congressman mike simpson's office. he's the congressman circulating the letter. he's gathering signatures from other members of congress, as we speak. they expect to send this letter. i've talked to some conservative republicans today here on capitol hill who say their minds are not changed, and that's going to be the group that's most difficult for the speaker to negotiate. nonetheless, the fact there's such
CNBC
Dec 10, 2012 7:00pm EST
.o. is this. they basically buy american companies, strip them of technology and ship the jobs to china. case in point would be brantley helicopter. used to be in texas. 2009 china buys it. now all the production facilities are in jindao. this is the problem. the promise to keep the plant going. now a-123 is interesting. they have cutting edge technology which will be exported to china. that's the bigger issue. one company at a time, larry, is going over to china, helping to build their industrial base. and the other thing -- >> hang on a second. this is an important point. ann lee, i'd like to get something from this. okay? if the u.s. foreign investment advisory board okays the deal, fine. but they counterfeit our goods. the chinese have a lot to answer for. shouldn't we make a deal? we let them buy the company but we should make a deal and they should somehow stop all the pirating of our technology? >> i think the chinese government is already trying to crack down on counterfeiting and other things we have been pressuring them to do. it has to be case-by-case. this is a private company, no
CNBC
Dec 7, 2012 6:00pm EST
. get your kicks from that analyst meeting. and united technologies. cvs is the cheapest and best drugstore play p i would be willing to buying ahead of the meeting, particularly if you have a little fiscal cliff panic before thursday. which person's going to come on wednesday and create the buying opportunity for cvs? phillips 66 reminds uz house smart it was to break up the old conoco phillips and perhaps put some focus on how hess could be next. united technologies will give us aw fiscal cliff update and a sense of how aerospace is doing now that goodrich, a premium supplier to 'o'space, is part of the family. on friday scotts miracle grow. endless excuse making for missed quarters. can they explain the poor execution? i'll listen, but frankly i doubt it. also on friday we get november industrial production and capacity utilization numbers. did november really matter or was it all sandy? i think prices were stagnant. but i want to try to figure out whether the new boom in cars and homes could impact industrial production and capacity utilization no matter what. i'm trying to un
CNBC
Dec 7, 2012 5:00pm EST
%. of the top eight technology names in the basket make up 55%. my guess is that some of the apple negative sentiment could actually move towards like google, amazon is still up a lot. oracle is up a lot. i want to use a put spread in the qs. >> so dan is bearish. he is buying a put spread one of the most common strategies. it is always good to crack open the play book and review the structure. buy one put and sell a lower strike put of the same expiration to cut your cost. how do you make money? you want the stock to fall to the strike of the short put where you make the most money and where your profit as a capped. >> we would not short this stock here. the way that stock moves from 505 to 590 in a week and a half is danger time. i want to use the k. the q was at 65. i paid 55 cents. i bought one quarterly for 95 cents. to reduce the cost i sold one of the december 31 puts against it for 40 cents. so the max cost was 55 cents. my max profit is $1.45. and my max loss is 55 cents between $63.45 and 64. that is about a dollar away. it gives me a 5% ban where it can get back to. >> key is the
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Dec 10, 2012 2:00pm EST
sensitive technology or information that is going to be given to the chinese through this trance ak. >> that's a great question, mandy. you are broadcasting from northern jersey, right sni think you recently you learned how important electricity grids are, right? when you don't have electrical power bb life becomes very bad. a123 is making product that helps control the electricity grid system. do we want the chinese owning this technology? the possibility for sabotage is after t astro nom cal. >> maybe they have the cash to put it underground. >> the price of saving these jobs is forbiddingly high. we shouldn't even be thinking about it. we had a u.s.-owned buyer. >> no, they dropped out. >> because the price was too high. >> that's h that's the way the bankruptcy process work. >> no, no. johnson controls does business with the u.s. government and i'm sure it values very much and clever politicianes with any street smarts would have said to johnson controls, let's bargain here. let's make a deal. >> have you proof of that? >> what's that? >> do you have proof of that? . you are basically sa
CNBC
Dec 6, 2012 3:00pm EST
breath. but holding up. >> yes, so far. technology one of the few bright spots with apple rebounding after that huge decline we saw yesterday. its worst day in four years. it's got everybody on wall street scratching their heads trying to figure out what the problem is with apple. at any rate, here's where we stands right now. sort of a meandering day for the markets. some economic data out this morning. the market responding to that. then a sideways move after that. the nasdaq benefitting from the rebound in technology yesterday. up 11.5 points on the thatnasda. the s&p is also trading higher. there it is. up 2.5 points on the s&p. >> meanwhile, bullish sentiment at an eight-month high right now. equity allocation is still at the lowest level of the year according to the american association of individual investors survey that was out this weekend. stock in a wait-and-see mode. totally understandable until these fiscal issues are resolved. >> but don't just sit on your hands. there is money to be made if you can find the opportunities. let's find out where they are in today's "closi
CNBC
Dec 6, 2012 1:00pm EST
's been a lagging indicator of technology. mind you, i just had to jump out after cab and run seven blocks in midtown manhattan because a traffic light froze in the red position and that flummoxes about a dozen new york city police officers. i ran alongside -- might as well have been 1880. here we are talking about apple tv. at some point in technology, we got to even up the technology gap. >> thanks so much for being with us, brian. can you see brian's entire exclusive interview with tim cook on rock center, 10:00 p.m. eastern time on nbc. >> can't wait. >>> let's dig a little deeper with our all-star apple panel right now. apple supply chain expert brian blair is with us. he's with wedge partners. cnbc's jon fortt is here. and today's "power lunch" contributor is jim iuorio. jim, i'm going to start with you, if i could. how do you feel about apple? i'm starting with you really because the rebound in the stock, everybody's talking about it down here. what do you make of that? >> as a company i feel great about apple but i have to push that aside because we're talking about the stock price
CNBC
Dec 11, 2012 12:00pm EST
700 today. technology is one -- >> google is not tied directly to the sales of those smartphones. >> i understand that. i'm talking about just technology -- >> barclays came out and said technology is one of the two favorite sectors for next year. >> one data point i want to get out here. we're bringing up apple in china. right now they're saying iphone 5 sales are running 50% ahead of what iphone 4 sales were in 2010. that's fairly significant if it turns out to be true. the source for that is macbook translating data from chinese. that's making the rounds. i think people are looking at this aspect of wait a minute. this is a whole growth market that maybe is not in all the -- people are bullish on the china story. but maybe not enough. i think that's giving it to credence here. >> stocks off session highs after those comments from speaker boehner. really, we're hanging in there truth be told. dow up 106 points. when "halftime" returns we zero in on the health of financial stocks from the floor and more companies announcing special dividends as the nation gets closer to the fiscal cli
CNBC
Dec 4, 2012 7:00pm EST
doesn't want to do that if those people aren't needed. the union is using technology which is decreasing the need for people. >> like computers. >> yes. >> this is one of your greatest moments. 11 weeks off and guaranteed security. did i get that right? >> yes, you did. but the bigger issue here they say is the guaranteed job security. they say we will feel it is guaranteed if you put language in the contract saying you will never outsource these jobs. management not willing to do that. >> i didn't know such a thing was still debated. that is incredible. >> many thanks. i guess. always many thanks to jane wells. you didn't make it up. so now the question is, will president obama have the courage to end this strike. justin, welcome back. under the taft-hartley law. president obama can step into end this strike. is there any sense at all that he will do it? >> well, it has become a rare opportunity for the president to intervene in strikes. we are at a near record low for the number of work stopages in this country. we have seen five labor movements and trying to shut down the airlines on
CNBC
Dec 12, 2012 6:00am EST
. it had previously planned to sell 10.1 million shares at $13 to $15. technology, entrepreneur, elam musk is solar city's chairman. i didn't know that. >> have you met him. >> no. i've driven a tesla. >> they're beautiful, right? >> gorgeous. >> they're silent. the 20two seater i was in -- i' not that big. >> hard to get the clubs in? >> no, no. can't fit a golf ball in there. >> i interviewed musk years ago. i think one of the most interesting people in business in the world. >> like a fast golf cart. no sound. walking along and all of a sudden -- they should add a sound. >> yeah. for safety. >> doesn't it make a whoosh -- >> with the wind and stuff. the sound itself is just -- >> silent. >> and really like -- when a maserati rrrs, it's awesome. you like that noise. >>> still to come, more news on the holy grail of tech. apple tv. plus, a virtual who's who in the world of investing coming up on "squawk box." >>> carlisle's david rubenstein, steve schwarzman of blackstone, marc andreesen, and jamie dimon. change engineering in dubai, aluminum production in south africa, and the aerospace
CNBC
Dec 7, 2012 4:00pm EST
of this market is rotation. look at we're losing the technology and getting financials. perfect. >> all right. dan -- >> look, i agree. >> you're going to sell him what he wants to buy? >> i agree with the bullishness longer term. i think in the next, you know, zero to nine months, it's more like a fiscal cliff and we're b bungee jumping. the markets have done well. the fundamentals in corporate america have been way better than the economy. earnings growth and revenue growth in the s&p 500 has dramatically slowed since the second quarter. i think unfortunately one thing people are missing is that the uncertainty today is going to show up in the fundamentals in the first quarter, maybe even the first half of 2013. we still have a lot of issues in europe. andrea merkel has to get elected in the second half of next year. that's going to make it difficult for any pro-growth solutions to appear in europe. i think, frankly, i'm not that confident that the market hasn't already positively priced in a fiscal cliff resolution. i think the first half is like a bungee jump. >> so dan, cut through all o
CNBC
Dec 12, 2012 4:00pm EST
on a longer term basis. >> neither of you chose any technology companies or any toy companies. eric, are they just not resonating this season, or what's going on? >> you know, when you look at it, i think this has been a year where power has really taken back share. there's no really must-have items, and you can look at things like tvs that have gotten cheaper and cheaper. not having as much impact and the toy business is having real significant problems given the fact that it's up against technology and frankly kids don't find toys as exciting anymore as -- as -- >> that is so depressing, so depressing. >> is that what's happening at your house? >> absolutely. they want stupid stuff. i don't mean stupid, things they are never going to get like an ipad. >> or a pony. >> or an iphone, it's like in your dreams. you're going to get a ken doll and that kind of thing. >> thank you both for joining us today. merry christmas. >> see you later. >> happy holidays. >> i've got to get to shopping here. >> feeling the pain, a tech company's ceo. coming up next on why he may have to cut staff in
CNBC
Dec 10, 2012 6:00am EST
about, ingersoll-rand is nearing a deal to spin off its security technology business. cnbc's kayla tausche is reporting that the news could be announced as early as today. the spin-off comes after months of negotiations with an activist investor. ingersoll-rand is planning to announce a buyback program and a nearly 30% increase in the share program. also, aig is considering selling its plane leasing firm to a chinese group for up to $4.8 billion. plus, listen to this, mcdonald's is going to be reporting november sales today. look for the numbers at about 8:00 a.m. eastern time. analysts are expecting global comps to decline .1%. u.s. sales are seen falling by .8% while europe is expected to tick slightly higher. this was a big deal last month when they came out for their comps. it disappointed for the first time in years and years. people will be watching this number very closely to see if the consumer is still feeling good, to see if mcdonald's's managed to get that mix right. there were concerns that they put too many things on the dollar menu. they said last month they would be
CNBC
Dec 11, 2012 4:00pm EST
-thirds of 1%. volume on the light side this afternoon. nasdaq composite picked it up. technology up better than 1%. s&p 500 also on the upswing. markets maintaining steady gains all day long. david kudlow and bob pisani and barbara from the street. welcome to all of you. what about coming off the best levels? >> hitting search-week highs. 13,245 is where we ended the night of election and waiting for it to settle out. 13,248, so we are exactly where we were when the elections closed. i think the important thing is as long as there is some indication that they are talking the markets are holding up very well. i think the concern is after a deal happens, i think we'll have it, what will happen after, that and a lot of people are worried now that austerity is coming. that's a negative for stocks >> you make a great point, bob. david, let me put that to you because it doesn't feel like this market is expecting no deal. if we go into year end and don't have a deal, how big of a disappointment will we seek from the markets? >> i think we got a taste of that, how it ends up shaping up to how the
CNBC
Dec 12, 2012 9:00am EST
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CNBC
Dec 4, 2012 9:00pm EST
graphics, icons, a mouse, and the point-and-click technology that is still standard. it was innovative and influential, but sales were disappointing, and jobs' confrontational management style became even more brittle. he would try and rationalize it in this taped interview with isaacson. >> i feel totally comfortable going in front of everybody else, you know, "god, we really [bleep] up the engineering on this, didn't we?" that's the ante for being in the room. so we're brutally honest with each other, and all of them can tell me they think i'm full of [bleep], and i can tell anyone i think they're full of [bleep], and we've had some rip-roaring arguments where we're yelling at each other. >> jobs loved the arguments but not everybody else did, and isaacson writes that some of his top people began defecting. >> he was not the world's greatest manager. in fact, he could have been one of the world's worst managers. you know, he was always, you know, upending things and, you know, and throwing things into turmoil. this made great products, but it didn't make for a great management style.
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Dec 6, 2012 5:00pm EST
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Dec 7, 2012 12:00pm EST
technology. not only is the iphone available now. that's a double-edged sword. is it available because they overproduced or because the components are, you know, more available? i've had many. i was able to walk in to a store two weeks after it was launched and buy one. here's my view on apple. i so want to buy this stock because i think that long term it's a great performer, selling at a discount on next year's earnings, and it's growing two to three times as fast, even under the most conservative estimates, so what i'm likely to do before the end of the year is buy a little position and then what i said yesterday, the quarter coming up on january 22nd is going to be one of the most important quarters in the company's history. >> six months from now, a stock that sits at 534, 535 bucks, are we talking about a stock that's back over 600 bucks, $650, that's approached eed $600, any the naysayers, are you going to kick yourself? >> those hypergrowth days are behind us. let's say it's been 2 1/2 years since the stock acted like this, which means there was probably a same conversation goin
CNBC
Dec 7, 2012 3:00pm EST
,003 and change. the nasdaq continues lower. you can blame apple. technology suffering as a result today, down 12 points right now at 2977. the s&p is up 2.25 points at 1416. with less than an hour to go in the trading week, another week without a deal to avoid going over the fiscal cliff. while today's positive jobs report did give markets a boost early on, it wasn't enough to get a significant rally going and to continue it on. so what's it going to take to get some conviction back in this market? >> that's in today's "closing bell" exchange. gentlemen, great to have you joining us here on "closing bell." i think bill pretty much cede it. what is it going to take to get conviction back in this market? i kind of know the answer, but i want to hear you guys say it. give it a crack, jim. >> clarity. i think some kind of clarity as to what tax rates are going to be in a mere 3 1/2 weeks. so that we can start is making some kind of plan. right now the market's on hold. we're all waiting. >> do we need just a plan, or does it have to be a good plan, jim? >> i think a good plan would obviously be a be
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Dec 12, 2012 3:00pm EST
with business creation. with investment, with technological advances and so on, and that can account for at least part of the somewhat slower growth. at the same time though what, of course, what monetary policy influences is not potential growth, not the underlying structural growth. that's for many other different kinds of policies affect that. what monetary policy affects primarily is the state of the business cycle, the amount of excess unemployment or the extent of recession in the economy, and there i think we've also perhaps underestimated a bit the recession, but we've been much closer there, and i think, therefore, that we've been able to address that somewhat more effectively with quite accommodative policies. that being said, of course, we have over time, as we have seen disappointment in growth and job creation, we have obviously, as we did in september, have added accommodation, and we've continued to -- we continue to reassess the outlook. i think -- i think it's only fair to say that economic forecasting beyond a few quarters is very, very difficult, and what we basica
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Dec 6, 2012 6:00pm EST
of the world when it comes to technology, innovation, natural resources, and finance. you are the only thing standing in our way. you are our ball and you are our chain. like today dow rallies 40 points, s&p gained .33%, nasdaq .52%. whether it's the ceos of the honeywells or the smallest of the small. tonight's guest of lumber liquidators, they're mean-spirited debates, the pledge is not to raise taxes, it's costing this nation a once in a lifetime opportunity to reassert itself as the leader of the free world. and faster growing the repressive communist world to boot. you are in the ability to give us a deal, any deal is crushing our economy. allow me to explain. since i read @jimcramer on tw twitter people say i'm biased. i believe that the compromise that all the common sense people are looking for, some combination of spending cuts, higher taxes and pro-growth initiatives doesn't come into play anymore in washington. too many pledges, too much ideology. i l am part of the 2% that's going to have to pay more. i have the highest effective tax rate possible, 48% for a variety of reasons. b
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Dec 5, 2012 11:00pm EST
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Dec 7, 2012 2:00pm EST
want america to have a competitive advantage. if you have the technology work being done here, you're going to get all the cool, nifty, sexy technology impact of that. that's going to help keep our advantage. but i think that if you look at it purely from a value perspective, when you look at it in terms of innovation, this country has it now. it used to be offshore may have made sense 10, 15 years ago when you could get it at a very low cost. but today with the world being more flat and hundreds of millions of people emerge in the middle class in china and india, this is the place to do it. >> that's great but to brian's point, at what stage do we start to see wage gains here in the united states, more money in our pockets? >> well, it's happening now. companies are being able to shift jobs from higher cost cities to lower cost centers in the united states where there is a lot of talent. so more and more jobs are being created here. we know the example of general motors, among others. and it's going to help the economy. so this is a very favorable outcome. >> thank you very much f
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Dec 5, 2012 9:00am EST
that's driving this, okay, is that there's new technology. american technology that's able to access oil that the big guys have given up on whether it be exxon given up on energy 21 has or bp and it turns out that these fines may have been bigger so pxp takes advantage of the fact there's new technology. pxp is a deal maker but ready to trade because capital gains taxes are going up. could be a fiscal cliff. the gulf is hotter than it's ever been even a few years ago it was ice cold. >> big story in the journal about exploration in this country. production 15-year high. brand new chapter here. look at the bottom of your screen. citigroup is cutting 11,000 jobs. we want to get to kayla tausche with more on that. >> we have a release that just hit the wire in citigroup where those jobs are coming from and a charge that the company plans to take in the fourth quarter because of these job cuts even though it expects them to generate $900 million in cost savings next year. interestingly this is the first move toward really slimming down citi by the new ceo. he has a quote in here saying t
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Dec 6, 2012 9:00am EST
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Dec 5, 2012 4:00am EST
it will actually create jobs, will bring in technology, will create infrastructure in the supply chain so currently a debate of we are expecting the lower parts of parliament to take a vote on this matter about 7:00 p.m. india time. it seems like it will go through the low herb house, but the big question mark is on the upper house of parliament and that is where the arithmetic doesn't seem to be working in favor of government. foreign investors are going to be watching this very closely because if this is turned back, if there is a u-turn on this poll circumstance it means that walmart cannot open shop here in india. for now, it's back to you. >> thanks for that. that's the latest. we'll see what happens. >>> now over to japan, where election timing may spell budget delays. we have the story from tokyo. >> the election campaign has officially kicked off in japan, but there are worries the budget is not likely to be ready pi the end of this year. they will likely call a special session to elect a new prime minister, then select a cabinet before moving on to budget matters. once they reconvene in ja
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Dec 6, 2012 4:00am EST
. the technology field is a rapidly changing group. think of sony at one time. you now there's a recent survey showing that it's had a lower than some of the korean mfers. >> i find xetra dax performance particularly is fascinating bearing in mind where we are in terms of the macro story and germany might well be floating -- >> certainly a big departure in the sense that the german stock market has typically traded in line with the german economy and this is a big divergence. so that's a change. but looking over time, all stocks have the component of what they call the economic return. speculative return which is it for change and the valuation that the market puts on it. over time, one is a possum gain and the other is zero sum gain. sometimes good news, sometimes bad news. but over time the kind of net being nothing. >> we'll see what happens. good to have you on. we'll be out in westminster, joined by the british shadow business secretarier to. we'll talk currencies. find out why one strategist is bullish on the currency. after the ramp up in m&a that we've seen this year, we'll also speak
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Dec 7, 2012 4:00am EST
. investment talks are still on. south korea technology shashs and ship builders lent support to the kospi, but automakers were in reverse gear. us a railian equities up nearly 1% today with miners and banks ending higher. sensex trading lower by 0.2% back to you. >>> getting reports in from reuters that the tsunami measuring about a meter high is hitting the meyagi prefecture. just getting the report in this report. i don't know whether you can confirm or support that, amy. >> we don't have any information about that. we do however know here in the united states we work with the pacific tsunami warning center and at this time, they have not you issued any warning watches or alerts for the united states areas. but they don't control what is being monitored in japan. >> nhk suggesting that is going on. would that tsunami wave correspondent with the size of quake? >> it certainly could given the location and given the magnitude, that's certainly possible. we're not the people who issue those alerts and monitor the situation, but i'm sure we'll be hearing more about it that from them. >> what
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Dec 12, 2012 7:00pm EST
into the technology firms that will make us more efficient. back into the ideas of the future. >> so it would be good, be a good thing. get gold town, get the dollar up. >> listen to this, folks. team obama is talking about a growth policy by cutting corporate tax rates and reforming the corporate code. that's right, i said cutting the tax rate. if there's any truth to it, i will optimistically support it. free market capitalism is the best path to prosperity, including corporate business tax reform, which i have wanted for so long, i can't even remember. i'm kudlow. we'll be back soon. >>> welcome back to the "kudlow report." facebook is paying interns the astonishing sums of $5,600 a month. that's about $67,000 a year and $25,000 more than the average u.s. salary. well, tech companies pay well because they want to recruit top engineering and math talent. the corporate taxes may be part of the fiscal cliff talks. here is dan mitchell, senior fellow at the cato institute. google stashed $10 million in bermuda, hp has almost all of its cash offshore and apple said to shareholders, two-thirds of its $1
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Dec 5, 2012 5:00pm EST
? >> i don't think you can rent them. this technology is mostly being used in europe and it has been rolled out by various european retailers. they're just right now introducing it here in the u.s. maybe they'll be willing to rent one to you. >> thank you, julia. now we here at "fast money" are crack staff here, we have obtained exclusive video of these manny cams in action. >> our fashionable trader apparently went on a little shopping spree before the show. >> oh, no. >> for women's clothing. >>> what are you shopping for? >> oh, no, guy. >> is that the man zee. >> i didn't know they were in the states yet. busted. >> forever 21. >> forever 21. >> just a little shopping before the show. >> do you feel young, forever 1. did you buy anything? >> i like that. >> rabbit skin? >> it's really disturbing though. i thought i was in there on the lamb and i guess you guys sort of made me. >> we found you. we found you. >> ridonkulous. >> let's end a trend here. why not. guy? tell us. >> well, it's interesting that veri phone, the symbol is pay. if you see what ebay has done, this stock has b
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Dec 10, 2012 9:00am EST
.s. maybe is making a turn here. >> i find mcdonald's is levered to new products, levered to menu technology. they do invent things. my hat's off to janet. they had this number last week. reminds people, again, they've been right down, and up. mcdonald's is one of those things where joe asked me from squawk when we were talking, i said, i think this is a for real term. if they continue to innovate. i may this may not be your cup of tea, burger, but innovation s higher. >> they tried to sell it to consumers as opposed to their extra value menu, which is a little bit higher price point. that combined with these product innovations, they're very cognizant of margins when they're trying to push iced mixed drinks. the sandwich -- which i've not tried. >> you said cheddar/baconburger. >> it looks like they're going to remain modest at best. margins are going to be a bigger piece. i think adjusted for the number of days in the month, the numbers were a little more modest. 1.3, something like that. still a beat above expectations. >> there had been a fear once they start posting calorie numbers, tha
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Dec 10, 2012 3:00pm EST
. jack bogle using computers, technology. i love that. good stuff. you look well, my friend. thank you for joining us. always good to see you. >> always good to be with you guys. thank you. >> take care. jack bogle joining us today from pennsylvania. all right. he's the real deal. if you don't know who jack bogle is, google him. buy his books. great wisdom on investing. >>> the bias seems to be to the upside as we head towards the close. the dow up 23 points right now. >> and after the break we'll be talking burgers. be if you could only eat one burger, one for the rest of your life would it be mcdonald's or burger king or wendy's? forget that. what if you could only own one of those two stocks. which would it be? the battle of the burger companies up next. >>> be sure to check out cnbc's list of 2012 predictions that didn't come true. number seven on that was a double dip recession here in the united states. although widely anticipated by many economists, it didn't happen. at least not this year. what about next year? stay tuned. help you? i heard you guys can ship ground for less tha
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Dec 10, 2012 4:00pm EST
of insider trading cases don't go prosecuted. they're not detected. yes, technology detection has increased. >> you know about them more than the s.e.c. does? is everybody telling you about it? >> the number i always heard was that less than 5% of insider cases are actually discovered and prosecuted. is that not a fact? >> i have no idea. and i don't think anybody has an idea that it's a fact. i think that people like to talk about it because it's exciting. it's like sex, drugs, and rock and roll. insider trading fits in as the fourth headline. >> we've got to leave it there. we'd love to talk more about it. especially sex, drugs, and alcohol. >> by the way i should point out i know i'm nitpicking but martha stewart didn't go for insider trading. she was convicted for lying to law enforcement officials. she was not convicted on the charge of insider trading. >> good to clarify these things. absolutely. >>> on we go. some software companies that create smart phone applications might have violated the privacy of children. julia boorstein joins us now with the full story. this is kind of distu
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Dec 11, 2012 6:00am EST
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Dec 11, 2012 9:00am EST
substance, the technology may be winning. and this is a report that i did not expect. because it also means that at&t is -- the margins have to go down because they're subsidizing more apple phones than they thought. >> i don't know how you're going to do it. you're going to do this hour from the hill, come back and do mad tonight. i think there's a holiday party. >> you don't realize, it's an identical twin. i'm standing here going down to the holiday party at the white house. >> more energy than any mere mortal. when we come back, senator mark warner, democrat of virginia, part of our special day, the long focus on the fiscal cliff, rise above d.c., and the opening bell in just about four minutes. >>> the there is no mass-produced human. every human being is unique. and there is one store that recognizes it. the sleep number store. the only place in the world you'll find the extraordinarily comfortable sleep number experience. an exclusive collection of innovations that totally individualize your sleep. perfectly comfortable pillows that adjust to your size and shape. temperature-balancin
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Dec 11, 2012 3:00pm EST
very well. technology hanging on to their gains. apple is up smartly today with a gain of almost $12, back to $541, and the s&p up as well, but, you , the mood, it's clear again, this is one of those days where wall street is keeping a very close eye on the nuances coming out of washington. >> what nuances there are. the republicans want spending cuts, and then they will, i guess, go along with higher taxes, but the dems say we won't put those on the table. you till us what the spending cuts are. it's tit for tat. at the end of the day, we're not going to get a deal and if we are going to get a deal it will be in the 11th hour, december 30th, december 29th, the end of the year. >> you're a chart wonk like i am. we were watching it yesterday, the two model portfolios that cnbc's research staff put together. one would do well if we go over theically. one would do well if we don't go over the cliff, and to this inter,point one that would do well is the one that would put us over the cliff, until yesterday, and then sudden lit avoid the cliff portfolio reversed course and went higher and
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Dec 11, 2012 5:00pm EST
-sectors in technology. >> one of the big things are growth is, it's really hard to find. so, when you find growth, you're going to pay more for it. what i like about this facebook idea now, every evaluation aficionado is going to be avoiding it. growth is very difficult to find in this environment. >> a name that walter had on his -- he likes, salesforce.com, which went to an all-time high today. okay, great. the last couple of years has grown at 35% a year, if you looked at it, 50% a year. but really, you know, betting that corp rate customers are so far behind the curve that they're going to take this thing to multiples, at least, that right now are very unsustainable. i preface this with, saying, i'm a value investor, it's hard for me to chase a stock that really is somewhere between 200 and 300 times earnings. but that's what people are trying to do here and this scares me. >> if it trades at 200 times earnings, might as well be 500. both are ridiculous. just know that and understand that a lot of people know that and trade it. >> time now for pops and drops, the biggest movers of the day. pop for
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don't even know what this is. bank, speculative energy play, real technology company. man, you know what you need here, you need like bristol-myers or something like that. and certainly like let's put an industrial in there, how about honeywell? dave cote's doing a great job. that would spruce up this portfolio. do we have like -- are we r-rated? do we have like -- i think we're probably okay. i don't want the hollywood sensors to crack down on me. let's go to dave in wisconsin. dave? >> hey, big wisconsin boo-yah to ya. home of the harley davidson. >> yeah. >> caller: gis, general mills, proctor gamble, pg, kellogg's, k, ibm, ibm, jpmorgan, jpm. >> i do have a harley in my garage it's a great-looking machine and i'm proud of having it. kellogg's, i think that is -- battle creek, michigan, terrific food company, jpmorgan, good bank, general mills, well, wait a second, we've got two of a kind. that's a match game one. i'll come back to that. procter, my charitable trust bought today. ibm, also charitable trust. we're going to keep kellogg, we're going to -- oh, boy, penpal's going to
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